story massage


smiling child receives back massage lying down

Story Massage involves the use of simple hand movements (through clothes), associated with words, actions and emotions that help to build up a story.

Easy, basic hand movements and strokes are used to tell stories, sing songs to ease anxiety in children and help them relax. It is shared in couples as a child to child or parent to child activity. It can be used at home, school, playgroups, family centres, hospices.